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Mark S. Luckie    

Author, Technologist, Journalist & Former Manager of Journalism & Media at Twitter

Mark S. Luckie is a digital strategist, former journalist, and author of “The Digital Journalist's Handbook,” “DO U.” and his newest novel “Valley Girls.” He has led media partnerships for some of the influential social platforms in the world, including Facebook, Twitter, and Reddit.

Mark has also led digital initiatives for the Washington Post, the Center for Investigative Reporting, The Los Angeles Times, and Entertainment Weekly. Mark is a GLAAD Media Award nominee, a Lambda Literary Award finalist, and a part of the 2012 Pulitzer Prize finalist team for Local Reporting. He was named by The Root as one of the most influential African-Americans of 2013 and 2014. Mark is a graduate of Bethune-Cookman University and the University of California, Berkeley where he received his master's degree in journalism.


What it's really like being black in Silicon Valley

Mark S. Luckie gives a first-hand account of what it's actually like to be black inside a top tech company.

Trying To Fix Tech’s Diversity Problem

Journalist Mark Luckie opens up about being a black employee at Twitter. We’ll look at the diversity problem in the tech world...

The Top 7 things Black Twitter cares about (and you should too)

One month ago, I launched “Today in #BlackTwitter,” a daily digest and companion Twitter account (@todayinblk) that highlight trending news in the network of users. TIBT is based on algorithms that surface the top...

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